Branch: Business Intelligence Chief Directorate: Information and Management Systems Directorate: Education Management Information Systems (EMIS)

SALARY : R316 791 per annum CENTRE : Pretoria 

REQUIREMENTS : Applicant must be in possession of a Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification, qualification in Statistics, Social Sciences, Information Technology or related fields at NQF level 6. 

With be added advantage, Experience and/or knowledge of data analysis using statistical software such as SPSS or STATA, MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, Ability to work with large datasets and dissemination of data will be a strong recommendation, Good report writing skills, project management skills, Communication skills and analytical skills, Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced start-up environment, Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills are critical, Initiative and the ability to work with minimal guidance, A valid Code 8 driver’s license. 

DUTIES : The successful candidate will extract data tables from MS-Excel, MS-Access, SQL, clean and structure data to provide reliable and timely information, Disseminate education statistics to all stakeholders as and when required, Respond to statistical education questions from clients and Parliament, Maintain a Query Logging System (QLS), monthly, quarterly and annually. 

Assist in quality assurance of EMIS data for all publications, Plan, coordinate and monitor the Data Quality Audits conducted by external service providers, Triangulate, verify, disseminate and/or report on DBE school, learner and educator data with data from other government departments such as the Department of Home Affairs, Department of Social Development, Department of Health etc, in compliance to the POPI Act, Provide EMIS support to the Director and Directorate as reasonably requested. 

ENQUIRIES : Ms J Masipa Tel No: 012 357 3295/ Ms N Monyela 012 357 3294 

NOTE : Shortlisted candidates may perform competency assessment. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement, annually disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to a security clearance.